Sound issue

Crispian Thorne ubuntu at ccrye.org
Wed Sep 22 16:47:04 UTC 2004


Am I being really dumb here?

> crispian at ubuntu ~ $ artsd firefox
> bash: artsd: command not found
> crispian at ubuntu ~ $


On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 16:03 +0100, Colin Yates wrote:
> I believe artsd is the traditional way of solving this, i.e.:
> 
>     artsd firefox
> 
> assuming sound server *is* running.
> 
> However, this is not particular friendly, and it wouldn't suprise me
> if ubuntu has a nicer way.
> 
> 
> On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 10:56 -0400, Crispian Thorne wrote: 
> > Great Distro!!!
> > 
> > I had the usual problem of no sound until I opened Volume Control &
> > turned it up, but now something new has cropped up- sound was working
> > fine in Firefox until I turned on "Enable sound server startup" &
> > "Sounds for events" (I have some Homestarrunner sounds I've grown rather
> > fond of), now no sound in Firefox.
> > 
> > If I turn off "Enable sound server startup" & reboot I get sounds back
> > in Firefox (but if I open firefox first & it plays sound & then I turn
> > on "Enable sound server startup", I get no system sounds 'til I reboot).
> > 
> > Seems whoever grabs the sound card first won't share :(
> > 
> > This is probably something incredibly easy to fix- but I've only had one
> > cup of coffee this morning.
> > 
> > Cris
> > 
> > 





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